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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
+1 504-861-0886
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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Reviewed yesterday

Jacques-Imo's had some really good food. Its a small venue with people tucked into every corner it seems like. But it made for a really positive environment. The food was excellent and everything we had was delicious. Classic spot that lived up to the hype...More

Thank Trustworthychris
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no clue about this restaurant's reputation. We wandered in after checking the online menu because it was in the neighborhood near a relative we were visiting. We did not want a large meal and the menu was varied enough to accommodate us. Even...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant with a wide variety of food that tastes amazing. Bring great rolls and salad (with a fried oyster) to start. Alligator cheesecake is an incredible starter. Crab stuffed catfish, Redfish, and Cajun Bouillabaisse were outstanding. Desserts were terrific as well. Service is outstanding....More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fun meal here. The food is solid but the show is the show. This is a series of small, comfortable eating areas with interesting art and atmosphere. It's worth the trip to the Garden District.

Thank vjplex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our first trip! We heard the food was amazing and we are so glad we went. Kevin was a wonderful server. The food was definitely worth the wait!!!!

Thank Stacy Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited about 45 minutes to be seated, which was expected. Once seated, we were given delucious corn muffins by our waiter Brent, who was instrumental in making what could have been a bummer experience into something great. I ordered poorly, apparently. The crawfish etoufee,...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is excellent. Everything I have tried is awesome. Menu is interesting with different options. Not great for vegetarians as almost everything has meat in it. Have to get there right at 5 to beat the crowds. We highly recommend. Expensive so be ready...More

Thank Veesprig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An 'in" place. Long waits (worth it) unless you have 5 or more and can reserve. Couples can reserve the table for two in the bed of a derelict pick up truck in front of the restaurant. Real cajun cuisine done well. Starter cornbread was...More

Thank davidmatthes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite restaurant I tried in New Orleans. They don’t take reservations and are a cab or uber ride away from the main drag. There was a short wait for a party of 2 but we walked around a nearby art gallery and...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed. The food was delicious (shrimp and crawfish etouffee). And those cornbread muffins were so scrumptious. We took a bread pudding to go and wish we had bought another one it was so delicious. Was very busy and had to wait...More

Thank Julie M
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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23 April 2017|
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Response from ganta07 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got the answer. I never took the trolly.
21 April 2017|
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Response from Lukabayby | Reviewed this property |
I went there with locals who were born and raised in NOLA and we went to a really great jazz music bar after dinner which was right next door. The neighborhood seemed artsy so there may be other things going on too. We took... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from twenty1again64 | Reviewed this property |
Check on Yelp. Their food was just ok, I'd check out Brigsten's in the same neighborhood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-0886
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